An Investigative Report on the Neuro-Optometric Manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19): A Case Report
Prashan Seepersad, Jan Bohringer, O.D, Ph.D and Kingsley K. Ekemiri, O.D, MPH
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2022
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection continues to prevail as the deadliest epidemic of the 21st century and an unprecedented global crisis. Global statistics as of July 2021 revealed that, more than 196 million people worldwide have been infected and more than 4.19 million people have succumbed to the SARS-CoV-2. In Trinidad and Tobago there has been approximately 38,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases in which 1,056 resulted in death; with no study being done on preva...
Critical Analysis of Postoperative Outcomes in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Associated with Giant Tears: A Consecutive Case Series Study
Miguel A Quiroz-Reyes, Erick A Quiroz-Gonzalez, Miguel A Quiroz-Gonzalez, Ahmad R Alsaber, Margarita Montano and Virgilio Lima-Gomez
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 18, 2022
Currently there remains controversy in the surgical management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) due to giant retinal tears (GRTs), a potentially blinding condition. To clarify which surgical technique is better depending on the origin and magnitude of the giant tear this study aimed to analyze the anatomic and functional outcomes. To analyze trans- and postoperative surgical complications, we used long-term final postoperative structural, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and correlat...
Postoperative Outcomes and Backgrounds of Patients above the Age of 90 Years Who Underwent Cataract Surgery
Riko Kanesaka, Tetsutaro Oki, Yoshinori Ito, Yoshiaki Kabata and Tadashi Nakano
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 27, 2022
To retrospectively analyze postoperative outcomes and backgrounds of patients above the age of 90 years who underwent cataract surgery. The present study retrospectively analyzed the data pertaining to 18 patients (25 cases) ≥ 90 years of age who underwent cataract surgery at the Jikei University Daisan Hospital in 2019. The data regarding age, preoperative and postoperative visual acuity, underlying diseases, ocular comorbidities, intraoperative and postoperative complications, and living env...